|OR||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Expanding State Board and Higher Ed Commission Authority to Adopt Rules for Career Schools|
Authorizes the state board and the higher education coordinating commission to adopt rules for the general governance and operation of caree...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Institutions|
From bill summary: Prohibits a private postsecondary institution from offering an associate, baccalaureate, or master's degree program witho...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2012||Postsec.||Licensure of Private Proprietary Schools|
Relates to the licensure of private proprietary schools; provides for increased competition among schools to improve the quality of training...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12|
|Debit and Charge Card Fees|
This bill amends state law to allow private educational institutions to charge a convenience fee for use of a debit or charge card. Such a f...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Accreditation for Private Nonprofit and For-profit Institutions|
H.B. 1155 (sections 12 to 20)
Details authority, responsibility of Commission on Higher Education to authorize, revoke right of private nonprofit or for-profit institutio...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Regulation of For-Profit Postsecondary Educational Institutions|
Repeals and reenacts KRS 165A.340 to abolish the Kentucky Board for Proprietary Education and create the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Commissions Governance Issues and Accreditation|
Abolishes the state student assistance commission (SSAC). Abolishes the commission on proprietary education (COPE). Requires the commissi...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Coordinating Commission|
Expands duties of Higher Education Coordinating Commission to include the development and recommendation of policies to ensure or improve ac...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2011||Postsec.||Private Business and Vocational Schools Act of 2012|
Repeals the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act. Enacts the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act of 2012. Provides that certi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Tuition Reimbursement Account and Proprietary Vocatinoal School Supervision Account|
Extends to 2015 the effectiveness of provisions of chapter 434 of the laws of 1999, relating to the tuition reimbursement account and deposi...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Education|
Provides that if the U.S. Department of Education does not have a relevant exam for an ability-to-benefit student (i.e., a student without a...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||Postsec.||Unaccredited Doctoral Degrees|
From bill summary: Prohibits a private postsecondary institution from offering an unaccredited doctoral degree program without disclosing to...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Establishes the State Board of Proprietary Schools|
Establishes the State Board of Proprietary Schools in the North Carolina Community Colleges System Office. Provides that the State Board of...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Online Information Regarding Certain Career Educational Entities|
H.B. 736 - Online Information Regarding Certain Career Educational Entities
Directs the Texas Workforce Commission and the higher education coordinating board to jointly develop a comprehensive strategy to improve an...
|AL||To governor 05/2011||Postsec.||Oversight of For-Profit and Nonprofit Postsecondary Institutions|
Relates to the regulation of certain schools and courses of instruction and exemptions from school licensing. Clarifies the definitions of f...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Regulation of Public, Private Nonprofit, and For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education|
From Department of Legislative Services Fiscal and Policy Note: Distinguishes between public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||Proprietary Institutions|
Adds to and amends existing law relating to postsecondary institutions and proprietary schools to revise provisions relating to registration...
|NC||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||Amends Law Regulating Proprietary Schools|
Amends the definition of "Proprietary school" to include an educational institution that meets all of the following conditions:
1. Is priva...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Proprietary School Oversight|
From bill summary: Modifies definitions. Modifies institutions that are exempt from the act. Provides for the division of consumer protectio...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Postsec.||Repeal Date on California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009|
Changes repeal date on the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 from January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2015. (Act provides for...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||Postsec.||Determining Job Placement Rates for Graduates of For-Profit Programs|
From bill analysis: Requires institutions subject to the Private Postsecondary Education Act (Act) and the related oversight provided by the...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||Postsec.||Proprietary Postsecondary Education|
From bill analysis: Prohibits an institution from offering an unaccredited doctoral degree program without disclosing to prospective student...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||Postsec.||Approval of Private Business and Vocational Schools|
Amends procedures for business and vocational schools seeking approval to operate in Illinois, or seeking approval to teach supplementary co...
|TX||Adopted 05/2010||Postsec.||Accreditation and Authorization of Colleges/Universities Other Than Public Institutions|
19 TAC 7.3, 7.7, 7.11
Largely from Texas Register:
Amends provisions relating to degree-granting colleges and universities that are not Texas public institutions...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.|
Prohibits a person that holds itself out to the public in any way as a legitimate institution of higher education from using the term "colle...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2010||Postsec.||Proprietary Schools|
Provides for the accreditation, regulation and licensing of proprietary schools; authorizes a proprietary school to sell goods or services p...
|TX||Adopted 11/2009||Postsec.||Degree-Granting Colleges and Universities|
19 TAC 184.108.40.206 -.13
Establishes new rules concerning degree-granting colleges and universities other than Texas public institutions. As stated in the August 7, ...
|Career Colleges and Schools|
OAC 3332-1-01, -02, -04.5, -11, -12.1, -14, -18 thru -22, -22.1
Amends rules regarding career colleges and schools. Replaces all references to the state board of "proprietary school registration" to state...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2009||Postsec.||Registration of Postsecondary Schools|
Transfers the authority to register postsecondary schools from the Secretary of State to the College Student Aid Commission; adds "or other ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2009||Postsec.||Nonaccredited postsecondary|
Allows a person or entity to offer postsecondary education credit while seeking accreditation from a recognized accrediting agency; relates ...
|ID||Signed into law 02/2009||Postsec.||Proprietary Oversight|
Relates to proprietary schools; revises provisions relating to annual registration fees; provides for issuance of certificates of identifica...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||Postsec.|
Amends provisions of law related to the Tuition Opportunity Program for Students Tech Award (TOPS-Tech Award). Effective with the 2009-2010 ...
|NH||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.|
|Postsecondary Career Schools|
Amends the procedures for regulation of private postsecondary career schools.
|TX||Adopted 01/2008||Postsec.||Private and Out-of-State Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions|
Chapter 7, Subchapter A, Sections 7.1 - 7.24
Establishes new rules concerning Private and Out-of- State Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions Operating in Texas. Allows the Texa...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Joint Study Committee for Proprietary Schools|
Concerns Education, Higher; creates joint study committee for proprietary schools; created a special joint legislative study committee to co...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2007||Postsec.||Nonpublic Post Secondary Institution License Act|
Relates to the Nonpublic Post Secondary Institution License Act. Before an institution is licensed under this chapter, the commission may re...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
|Recodification of Higher Education Code|
S.B. 526 (omnibus) - Recodification of Higher Education Code
Recodifies the law governing higher education. Changes references in provisions that cross reference to the law being recodified. Makes rela...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Community College|
|Private Vocational Schools|
It is clarified that private vocational schools must meet the minimum requirements to obtain and maintain an operating license. Private voca...
|NY||Adopted 12/2006||Postsec.||PROPRIETARY COLLEGE DEGREE-CONFERRING AUTHORITY|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 3.46 and 3.58
Sets forth requirements that a for-profit institution must meet forRegents authorization to confer degrees and that a prospective owner of a...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2006||Postsec.||Registration of Postsecondary Institutions and Proprietary Schools|
Repeals existing section 08.01.11 in its entirety. Sets forth the registration requirements for postsecondary educational institutions that ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2006||Postsec.|
|Accreditation Status Disclosure|
Requires that all out-of-state academic-vocational noncollege degree schools operating in good standing in the Commonwealth prior to July 1,...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.|
|Registering Nonpublic Postsecondary Institutions and Proprietary Schools|
Rewrites provisions related to the state board's register of degree-granting postsecondary institutions. Clarifies that the state board mus...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Postsecondary Proprietary Educational Institutions|
Establishes minimum standards for the owners and chief administrators of postsecondary proprietary educational institutions. Adds conditions...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.||Private School Licensing|
Relates to private school licensing; transfers duties from the state board to the department of education; requires registration of all accr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Penalties for Violations|
Authorizes the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to recover a civil penalty of at least $200 but not more than $1,000 per viola...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2005||Postsec.||Annual Approval Required|
This Act requires a private business or trade school or their agent to have its certificate of approval renewed annually based upon the orig...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.||Student Protection Account|
To potentially lessen the amount taken from the student protection account when a new school closes. Increases from $10,000 to $20,000 the a...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.||Qualifications of Personnel at Career Schools|
Requires the owners or administrators and admissions personnel of private career schools and colleges to meet the minimum qualifications and...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.|
|Proprietary School Act|
From bill analysis: Modernizes the language and consumer protection intent of the Proprietary School Act, which has not been updated in 33 ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||Postsec.|
|Regulating Proprietary Postsecondary Schools|
Prohibits a proprietary school from making or causing to be made any oral, written, or visual statement or representation that an institutio...
|VA||Emergency Rule Adoption 11/2004||Postsec.|
|Nondegree Proprietary School Certification|
8 VAC 40-30, 40-31-10 thru -320
Incorporates nondegree proprietary schools into SCHEV current policy of self-certification. VIRGINIA REG 565 (SN)...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Education Reform|
Relates to the Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act of 1989. Defines nationally accredited institution to mean an insti...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||Postsec.|
|Private Postsecondary Education: Private Postsecondary|
Amends the Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Reform Act. Makes a technical revision to delete obsolete provisions of a predeces...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Higher Education|
Provides procedures for a certificate of approval and the revocation therefor for private and out-of- state postsecondary educational instit...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Certificate of Approval for New Postsecondary Schools|
One provision of this bill requires a person intending to operate a postsecondary school, to apply for a certificate of approval from the st...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12|
|Licensing Correspondence Schools|
Relates to the licensing and regulating of certain schools offering courses of instruction; amends specify schools exemptions from licensing...
|WI||Rule Adoption 04/2004||Postsec.||For-Profit Postsecondary Schools/Out of State/Colleges|
EAB 3 and 4
Establishes rules relating to the regulation of for- profit postsecondary schools; out-of-state, non-profit colleges and universities; and i...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||Postsec.|
|Institution of Higher Education|
Regulation of certain private and out-of-state institutions of higher education. Revises the definition of "institution of higher education"...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2004||Postsec.||Private School Performance Bonding|
Relates to private post secondary school licensing; modifies performance bonding amounts....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Institutions|
Defines non-Western Association of Schools and Colleges regionally accredited institution under the Private Postsecondary and Vocational Edu...
|RI||Became law without governor's signature 09/2003||Postsec.||Private School Accreditation|
Relates to private schools; requires all institutions of higher learning which are established, incorporated or doing business in this state...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Internet Operated Schools Are Included Proprietary|
Provides that schools which operate over the Internet are included in the definition of proprietary schools; increases membership of the adv...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Better Learning and Education Grant Program|
Creates Access to Better Learning & Education Grant Program; provides legislative findings regarding education provided by for-profit colle...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
|Postsecondary Student Fees|
LB 685, as amended, includes provisions from LB's 264, 683 and 684 pertaining to teacher certification and private postsecondary
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||Postsec.||Proprietary Education Board|
Moves State Board for Proprietary Education to be attached to the Finance and Administration Cabinet, Department for Administration, Divisio...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2003||Postsec.||Private School Licensing|
Imposes additional requirements upon degree granting post secondary education institutions as specified; increasing fees for such licensed i...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Purchasing of Materials for Private K-12 and Postsecondary Schools|
Authorizes the Department of General Services to purchase materials, supplies and equipment on behalf of specified private elementary and se...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2002||Postsec.||Nonpublic Institutions|
Relates to definitions in regard to the South Carolina nonpublic post-secondary institution license act; relates to exclusions from the defi...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2002||Postsec.||Regulation of Proprietary Schools|
Modifies provisions related postsecondary proprietary schools; transfers the responsibility for registering and regulation postsecondary pro...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||Postsec.||Regulation of Private Institutions|
Regulates private and out-of-state institutions of higher education....
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||Postsec.||Institution Regulation|
Exempts from regulation by the State Board of Proprietary School Registration any accredited institution operated by a for-profit corporatio...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Rules for Private Universities|
Amends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act; provides that an educational institution that on January 2, 2001 enrolls a majority ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Regulation of Proprietary Schools|
Prior to expiration of a certificate of approval, each proprietary school is required to forward to the Texas Workforce Commission an applic...
|NC||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.|
|Education Cabinet Membership|
Session Law Number 123. Modifies the membership of the education cabinet to include representatives of independent colleges and universitie...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Institutional Approval|
Increases the scope to include any institution that uses the words "college," "university" or "institute," which is intended to indicate tha...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Providing Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student Grants|
Provides higher education adult part-time student grants to students enrolled in post-secondary certificate, industry recognized credential ...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Advertising Unaccredited Higher Ed. Institutions|
Exempts an accredited degree granting institution from the disclosure requirement under specified conditions.
From the legislation:
|WA||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Private Vocational Schools|
Relates to liability and licensure of private vocational schools; provides responsibilities toward students enrolled in such schools; provid...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2001||Postsec.||Private Postsecondary Institutions|
Relates to the authorization and incorporation of private postsecondary educational institutions....
|DE||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12|
|Approval of Private Trade/Business Schools|
Amends a Section of law by confirming the corporations which may conduct private business or trade schools only with the approval of the Dep...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2000||Postsec.||Board for Private Vocational Schools|
Sets budget limits for the Oklahoma Board for Private Vocational Schools (salary of director, number of staff, etc.) and requires evaluation...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||Postsec.||Defines College|
Relates to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority; expands the definition of college to include postsecondary educational instit...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2000||Postsec.||Private School Licensing|
Relates to private school licensing; imposes additional licensing requirements upon post secondary education institutions subject to licensu...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2000||Postsec.||Governance|
Relates to the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education. One component requires the board to 1) Administer the student tuitio...